Easy Patriotic Details for Your Memorial Day BBQ

This is a great time of year to show your patriotism with sweet details all around your home and for all of your cookouts and parties coming up this summer. I just put out all of my red, white, and blue from now until Mid July. I have a nice collection that I have made ... continue reading

Patriotic Project Round-Up

  I have been having so much fun preparing for the patriotic season that is beginning with Memorial Day in a couple of weeks. I put together a collection of my favorite Red, White, and Blue crafts for all of you parties, BBQ's, and picnics. I have three old shutters in my garage and it ... continue reading

Upcycled Shutter Flag

I have had three old shutters hanging out in my "junk" pile in my garage for the past 2 years. I just saw something on Facebook the other day that said something about all you need for invention is a good pile of junk-and it's so true. When I am feeling creative and don't have ... continue reading

Mason Jar Flag Vases

Don't we all just love mason jars? I use them to drink out of  and for my kids lunch boxes because they are so sturdy. But they are so much more than just a workhorse. What kinds of jar projects have you made? Last week I made these little No. 2 Pencil Jars as end ... continue reading

Patriotic DIY Chalkboards

Don't you just love the versatility of chalkboards? I may just be obsessed....am I alone here? I have them all over my house and I really love using them for parties. Change out the message to fit your needs. Maybe a welcome message for guests, your menu, or directions to meet you out back for ... continue reading

Cereal Box Star Tutorial

I am still getting ready for the patriotic season! Last week I gathered up all of our old cereal boxes and made these super cute stars. It couldn't have been an easier and cheaper project. I love the idea of making some for the Christmas season as well. I traced big and large stars onto ... continue reading

Chalkboard Mason Jar Glasses

We use mason jars for EVERYTHING! Leftovers, kids lunches, and I always drink out of them. They hold up to daily abuse and even stay in one piece after my kids drop them on the floor. I decided to dress up a case of my jars for our Memorial Day party...yes, I already started planning ... continue reading

Patriotic Mason Jar Luminaries

  A few months ago I found this cool spray paint on clearance at Hobby Lobby. I had no idea what I was going to do with it, but it was too fun and too good of a deal to pass up! They had red and blue on sale and I had some regular frosted ... continue reading

Firecracker Poms

I wanted to make a little something extra to go with my July 4th  Goodie Bags for our fireworks evening  and when I found this bandanna tissue paper in my stash I knew just what it had to be. I kept the paper folded and snipped strips. There were about 6 pages folded up and ... continue reading

Patriotic Starburst Garland

I whipped out an easy and festive little garland for our July 4th celebrations. It was easy and took no time at all! Materials  Paper-I used cardstock  Stapler-a standard AND a smal  Ruler Scissors  Jute- or ribbon Hot Glue 1. Cut your paper to 6 inches by 11 inches 2. Accordian fold 3. Place the folds ... continue reading